Yummilicious Chocolate Cake

This is again my mom’s recipe.Here we will make a basic chocolate cake and cover it with Ganache,to give it a rich taste.Ganache is a French term referring to a smooth and velvety mixture of chocolate and cream. Its is believed to be originated in Switzerland .To make Ganache, hot cream  is poured over chopped chocolate,Continue reading “Yummilicious Chocolate Cake”

Kala Vatana Sambar(Black Pea Gravy)

This is a traditional Malvani dish.Can be served with  rice,bhakri,aamboli,malvani vade,puri… Ingredients: 1 cup Kala Vatana.( soaked in water overnight) 1 tbsp Oil. 1 small onion chopped. 1 tbsp Malvani masala. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. 2 tbsp vatan.(Refer Glossary). Salt to taste. Method: Add Malwani masala to washed and soaked kala vatana. Pressure cook inContinue reading “Kala Vatana Sambar(Black Pea Gravy)”

Aamboli (Urad dal & Rice dosa)

This is a traditional malvani dish, commonly made in every malvani house.Like ghavan these can also be had with almost everything…like  chicken curry, egg curry,vegetables,chatni but the best accompaniment is kala vatana sambar(black peas gravy) …. Ingredients: 1 cup Urad dal(skinless split black gram) 3 cup Rice. 2 tsp methi seeds. Salt to taste. Oil. Method:Continue reading “Aamboli (Urad dal & Rice dosa)”

Masoorichi Aamti.(Gravy)

  This is one of my favourite dish,I love to have it with Puran Poli.It can be used as accompaniment with rice,bhakri,chappati……It has a nice flavour of garlic,which gives it an unique taste. Ingredients: 1 cup Masoor.( soaked in water for 2 hours) 1 tbsp Oil. 5-6 Garlic cloves. 5-6 Curry leaves. 1 tbsp MalvaniContinue reading “Masoorichi Aamti.(Gravy)”

Tandulache Ghavan (Rice Creps)

    This is one of  the delicacy commonly made in every malvani house.As per my mom in olden days when daughters used to come home for first time after marriage,on their return they were gifted with a basketful of ghavans.They can be had with almost everything…say chicken curry, egg curry,vegetables,chatni and tastes awesome withContinue reading “Tandulache Ghavan (Rice Creps)”

Papaya & Litchi Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Cup chopped Papaya. 1/2 Cup chopped litchi(deskinned and deseeded) 2 tsp lime juice. Few sprigs of mint. Crushed ice. 1 Glass Sprite(Optional). Method: In a mixie jar blend together papaya,litchi,mint leaves and crushed ice. Add lime juice to above pulp and mix. Pour in two individual glasses and decorate with mint leaves. ServeContinue reading “Papaya & Litchi Smoothie”